Reading’s first community fridge is now up and running. Community Fridges provide a place for local residents and businesses to donate surplus food, which is then available for anyone in the community to take.
We surveyed 35 food establishments in Reading to find out what they’re doing to curb plastic waste.
What recipes have you collected, or inherited, to use up surplus food? Here Tony describes how a Bread and Butter Pudding saved a build-up of stale bread from the bin (and made a delicious dessert) in the Cowling household. Do you have a food rescue recipe to share?
Frustrated by the amount of plastic packaging that just ends up being thrown away after a typical food shop, Ingrid Caldironi decided to take matters into her own hands by opening the London’s first plastic free shop. Bulk Market stocks more than 300 items in the pop-up shop and it’s not just food. Alongside dried goods there’s […]
So much of the plastic we buy is used only once before being thrown away. Clingfilm is a common culprit. It sticks to everything (except what you want it to) and it’s always difficult find the end of the roll. As it turns out, there’s a sustainable alternative which doesn’t have these drawbacks, and it can be made in 7 simple steps…